HR Needs to be Purposeful

On July 27, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Robin Schooling, by Robin Schooling
As human resources professionals we should not let ourselves be defined by what we do. What HR does is much less important than why we do it.
 

A World Full Of Bias And What To Do About It

On July 26, 2017, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.
 

When Best Practices Don’t Work

If you want to do what other people were doing last year, spend a lot of time navel gazing, and define success according to conventional standards.
 

Unfortunately, HR doesn’t understand human beings either

Someone needs to speak for *humans* in the organization, and they should know what they’re talking about.
 

Politics & Work 2: HR Survival Guide

Continued political turmoil is causing headaches at work. This is the second of three articles from Heather Bussing directed at organizations, HR, and individuals. Today’s article is the HR Survival Guide. Heather will conclude the series tomorrow with her individual survival guide. Now, let’s look at how HR can deal with the political polarization in their companies.
 

Politics & Work 1: Organization Survival Guide

“Trying to keep work and politics separate is about as easy as balancing work and life. There’s a lot going on and it won’t calm down for awhile. The current issues touch people deeply.”
– Heather Bussing
 

The Dangerous Rise of the Rogue HiPo

On November 23, 2016, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HRExaminer, Leadership, Rebecca Callahan, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Why is it so challenging for organizations to manage their HiPos well? In our view, the key problem has to do with the common gap between leadership emergence and effectiveness. Specifically, a large proportion of employees with the ability to emerge as HiPos are not equipped to be effective in leadership roles when they get there.
 

There is no “action” in your action plans: why follow through falls down

On September 14, 2016, in Engagement, HRExaminer, Leadership, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
It sounds good to have an action plan, right? But action plans can be the ultimate check-the-box activity. Mary Faulkner explores some of the main reasons why your action plans may not be resulting in real action.
 

My Love Letter To Managers

On May 5, 2016, in Industry Analysis, Leadership, Maren Hogan, by Maren Hogan
Read any articles about struggling employees, companies or retention and you’ll soon find that whatever the issue is, and I do mean whatever, the answer is to blame the manager.
 

Memo to Leaders: How to Give, and Give Thanks by Susan LaMotte

On December 16, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
Forget about gifts and gorging for a second and think about what you’re really grateful for.
 
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